Communication Plans define the parameters and actions based upon disaster and crisis scenarios and provide guidelines for responding to crisis scenarios. An effective crisis Communication Plan outlines what must be done in a crisis, but should also be flexible enough to adapt to specific situations as they unfold. The Plan should also be periodically tested and evaluated to ensure its effectiveness.
- Caribou County's Interoperable Emergency Communications Plan
- The Interoperable Emergency Communications Plan discusses how first responders, EMS and hospitals in Caribou County, Idaho
will coordinate their communications efforts in the event of an emergency. This plan highlights how radio communications systems
will be shared and utilized during an emergency and includes future plans to improve interoperability.
- Detroit Receiving Hospital Emergency Management Plan
- This Emergency Management Plan, developed in 2006, describes various communication systems available to this Detroit hospital
during emergencies. Specifically, it provides guidance on the use and maintenance of the Michigan Public Safety Communication
System to facilitate the flexible coordinated uninterrupted health response for major events.
- East Jefferson General Hospital (Metarie, Louisiana) Emergency Communication Plan
- This brief Emergency Communication Plan outlines East Jefferson General Hospital's actions to properly maintain a robust communications
system in the event of an emergency or disaster.
- Eastern Pennsylvania Section Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) Emergency Communications Plan
- The Emergency Communications Plan provides guidelines to amateur radio operators at the local and district level for emergency
communications in support of county and state emergency management officials and associated agencies. It highlights the 3
warning, alert & response levels as well as the operating procedures to delegate authority and maintain communications systems
in the event of a disaster.
- Florida Department of Management Services
- Radio Communications Plans
- Florida State Technology Office EMS Communications Plan (Volume 1)
- Pursuant to Florida mandate, the State Technology Office (STO) issues an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Communications Plan.
The "Administrative" section includes general information on the STO, FCC Rules, radio frequencies, frequency coordination
requirements, and the STO EMS communications approval procedures. The "Concepts" section defines fundamental modes of EMS
communications and system capabilities. The "Frequency Plan" section defines the methodology controlling use of radio frequencies
within the statewide EMS system. Within the "System Requirements" and "Equipment Requirements" sections are the specific requirements
by which the approval of EMS communications system implementation or expansion will be determined. Lastly, the "Mobile Data
Communications" section outlines the design and implementation of a mobile data system employed in an EMS communications system.
- Florida State Technology Office EMS Communications Plan (Volume 2)
- Volume II of the Emergency Medical Services Communications Plan (EMSCP) has been developed by the State of Florida, Department
of Management Services (DMS), formerly The State Technology Office, as an operational "field manual to be carried as standard
equipment on all transport permitted vehicles within the State. It is designed to contain infomarion useful for day-to-day
operations, as well as to provice the data necessary to enable radio communications during transport operations in unfamiliar
areas, including neighboring counties in Georgia and Alabama.
- Indiana State Department of Health: Crisis Communications Plan
- The Indiana State Department of Health's Crisis Communications Plan provides risk communication and public health information
to the public in the event of bioterrorism, a nuclear or chemical event, or other public health emergency.
- Kent, WA Valley Communications Center Standard Operating Procedures
- This document is a compilation of emergency plans spanning the entire infrastructure of their operations.
- Massachusetts Emergency Medical Services Radio Communications Plan (2010)
- The Massachusetts EMS Radio Communications Plan provides a framework which describes emergency medical services organizations
and their systems so that they may be comprehensively integrated to facilitate quality emergency medical care throughout the
Commonwealth for its residents and visitors.
- Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Board
- Minnesota Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Radio Communications Plan
- A Radio Planning Guide for Minnesota EMS & Hospitals (2007) pdf
- Minnesota Statewide Wireless Communications Plan - Conceptual and Logical Architecture
- December 2002. This plan proposes construction of a state-managed, owned, and operated statewide radio infrastructure. It
calls for the positioning of the"backbone" to be statewide, offering the option of state, local public, and private public
safety entities to purchase compatible radio equipment and take full advantage of the ubiquitous system. It specifies that
infrastructure must be built with open standards so additional public and private public safety entities have the option to
plug-in to the statewide infrastructure as it is completed and as capacity is available.
- Minnesota Statewide Wireless Communications Plan - Proposal
- July 2002. This conceptual proposal focuses on the technical feasibility and a budgetary estimate to implement an interoperability
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) (2008)
- The NECP is a strategic plan that sets goals and identifies key national priorities to enhance governance, planning, technology,
training and exercises, and disaster communications capabilities. The NECP provides recommendations, including milestones,
to help emergency response providers and relevant government officials make measurable improvements in emergency communications
over the next three years.
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) Fact Sheet (2008)
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) FAQs (2008)
- St. Louisa County, California RACES Plan
- The St. Louisa County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) plan is a detailed tactical and operations plan for augmenting
existing emergency communications with volunteer amateur radio operators. The plan details the organizational structure, operations
frequencies, and procedures from activation to shut down. This plan is designed to supplement an overall County Emergency
- State of Vermont
- Department of Public Safety, Emergency Operations Plan
- Washington Hospital Center Emergency Operations Plan
- This short Campus Emergency Communication Plan was developed by a Washington DC hospital. It briefly lays out their emergency
plans for campus teleconferencing, video conferencing, web broadcasting, and intra-hospital communication.
- Washington State Department of Health
- Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services
- Hospital Disaster Plan
- Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Communications Plan
- The Emergency Medical Services Communications Plan is meant to be used as a user manual for EMS providers and public safety
entities in creating and maintaining their EMS communications. It includes an in-depth overview of EMS communications in Wisconsin,
required radio channels, and information about the rules and regulations that govern EMS communications.